Skills: Speaking, Reading, Listening.
Recommended Age: 12+
Participants Number: 4-12 players.
Time: 10-15 minutes.
Materials: A piece of chalk / a marker.
Preliminary Preparation: Not required.
Immediate Preparation (2-3 minutes): Write on the board:
M A N C H E S T E R
How to Play. The game may start like this:
You: I'm going to Manchester to buy a magazine.
Player А: I'm going to Manchester to buy an armchair.
Player В: I'm going to Manchester to buy a necklace.
and so on, every time inserting a noun, beginning with the next letter of the key word.
A player, who can not find an appropriate noun, leaves the game. When the key word ends, you write on the board: 'BIRMINGHAM' and the game continues. In the third round you use 'PORTSMOUTH', in the forth one - 'CANTERBURY' and in the fifth - 'NOTTINGHAM'. During all the game nouns should not be repeated! The game lasts as long as only the winner remains.